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  • Trust in Fife - Housing Support Worker (Full Time)

    Created: 04/03/2024
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Post: Housing Support Worker 
    Hours: 36 per week. Shift work, no overnights. 
    Salary: £22,464

    Trust in Fife (TiF) operates two homeless accommodation hostels in Kirkcaldy, providing support and guidance to people aged over 16 who have found themselves homeless. They also provide support to people in the private rented sector through the Fife Private Rental Solutions (FPRS) team. Their charity shop, The Cairn Centre, supports a team of volunteers and offers value-for-money products in the local community. All this helps to work towards achieving their mission of taking positive steps towards assisting vulnerable and homeless people in Fife.

    The Role

    TiF is seeking a motivated person to join their experienced team of housing support staff, who provide a positive, enabling environment within a supported temporary accommodation setting. Your goal will be to assist individuals who have varying levels of need to gain independent living skills and to prepare them to move into and sustain more permanent housing.

    The duties of the Housing Support Worker are varied but include managing and maintaining the homeless hostels including reporting repairs and general cleaning duties, carrying out support work with clients, and administration tasks including updating client files on the database system.

    An SVQ II in health and social care is desirable. However, applications are also welcome from people who have experience in a similar setting and have a willingness to complete their qualification alongside working. Maintaining registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and a suitable PVG return are also requirements for the role.


    • 35 days annual leave
    • Additional annual leave days after five years of service
    • Company pension contributions
    • PVG/Disclosure Scotland return paid for by the company
    • Enhanced company sick pay
    • Support with qualifications and training

    How to Apply

    If you are interested, please visit their website to view the full job description and person specification.

    Please send an up-to-date CV and accompanying cover letter to [email protected].

    The closing date for applications is 11.59am on Friday 15 March 2024. Interviews will take place week commencing 25 March 2024. 

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